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Disaster Recovery Manager
Ref No.: 17-00168
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
looking for an infrastructure PM with a strong background in Disaster Recvoery.

Senior level Project Manager with specific, significant experience with design and implementation of IT Disaster Recovery (DR) Plans. The candidate should be able to review existing IT DR documentation, existing application suites, hardware platforms (VMWare, Wintel, Client-UX, Storage, Network), and collaborate with the chosen vendor(s) on the design and implementation. Candidate should have recent, real-world experience in medium-size complex mission critical IT DR implementations, with the ability to drive the project to completion.
  • Strong project management and technical leadership skills, with specific focus on IT Disaster Recovery
  • Effectively managed projects that involve specification of infrastructure hardware and software, installation of infrastructure hardware and software, design and configuration of data replication, and network architecture
  • Must have prior IT DR project management experience
  • Must be able to perform as high-level Technical Architect to oversee working technical teams
  • Ability to create and manage a project plan, track milestones, and identify dependencies
  • Ability to create and execute strategies for risk/issue mitigation and contingency planning.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills and the ability to interact efficiently and effectively with people of all levels of IT expertise and positions.
  • Work closely with Infrastructure and Application teams, and vendor team(s) to ensure the on-time on-budget delivery of an IT DR solution
  • Previous experience with being a team leader and contributor – Provides leadership to build and maintain supportive relationships and commitment of team members to team goals and objectives
  • Proficient in managing a co-location and/or managed services provider hosting hardware and software
  • Previous experience with managing multiple vendor contracts, relationships and deliverables.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills with ability to present complex ideas in a clear, concise fashion to technical and non-technical audiences, including Executives and VPs
  • Excellent negotiation and influence skills
  • Min 10 years of experience in IT Infrastructure projects
  • Proficient in Microsoft Project
  • Proficient with estimating the effort to complete the project milestones, and create and track the forecast and budget of the project
  • Project Management Certification (a plus but not mandatory), with the requirement to work within the in-house project management methodology
  • Prior experience on projects with federal, state or local government is desirable, but not required.